Economics and Finance


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Dr Paraskevas Pagas

  • Qualifications: BA MA MSc PGCE
  • Role Title: Associate Head
  • Address: Richmond Building Portland Street Portsmouth PO1 3DE
  • Telephone: 02392844721
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  • Department: Economics and Finance
  • Faculty: Portsmouth Business School



2004 – Today              Senior Lecturer, University of Portsmouth Business School

2002 – 2004                Part-time lecturer, University of Portsmouth Business School

1998 – 1999                Accounting Assistant, Pension Fund of Agricultural Bank of Greece

Teaching Responsibilities

My lecturing specialism focuses on finance and includes units such as Option Pricing Theory, Derivatives, Behavioural Finance, Corporate Finance, Business Finance, Finance and Administration, Financial Decision Making and Control, Introduction to Financial Management, and Decision and Risk Analysis.


Research interest focus on asset pricing and risk modelling, with particular reference to behavioural finance and financial anomalies. Recent research has analysed the description and background assumptions of Game Theory using proof-theoretic and model-theoretic techniques of first order paraconsistent logic.


“Paraconsistent Games and the Limits of Rational Self-Interest” (with A. Daynes and P. Andrikopoulos), forthcoming Australasian Journal of Logic (accepted August 2010).


“Size effect, methodological issues and risk to default; evidence from the UK stock market” (with P. Andrikopoulos and A. Daynes), European Journal of Finance, vol. 14, number 4, June 2008, pp. 299-314.


“The Time-varying Nature of the Overreaction Effect: Evidence from the UK” (with P. Andrikopoulos and A. Daynes), International Journal of Banking and Finance, Vol. 8 Issue 3, August 2011


“The value premium and methodological biases: evidence from the UK equity market” (with P. Andrikopoulos, A. Daynes, D. Latimer). Published in Investment Management and Financial Innovations, vol. 3, issue 3, 2006, pp 40-59.


“UKmarket, financial databases and evidence of bias” (with P. Andrikopoulos, A. Daynes, D. Latimer). Published in De Montfort University Occasional Series in Finance, vol. 79, May 2007.



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